February 1, 2015 marks exactly 20 years since the day when Richie Edwards checked out of his room at the London Embassy Hotel and disappeared without a trace, right before the start of the planned American tour. Two weeks later, his empty car was found at Seversky Bridge.
We are not going to argue about what happened to the mysterious guitarist Manic Street Preachers today, but rather use this day as an occasion to once again listen to Richie’s main legacy – the album “The Holy Bible”. And so that the songs are fully revealed to readers of BritishWave.ru, below we provide a small guide on the main references, names and titles in these thirteen songs.
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Actually, we wanted to write about the “asshole from the working class,” but the quote above is more shocking.
After the meeting of Daniel Koch with the musician, the realization came: Noel Gallagher is a damn sweet guy, and not at all a boisterous asshole, as many people used to see him. He only pretends to be that way and it gives him a lot of pleasure.
A conversation with Noel Gallagher is very difficult to reflect in writing. Not because this person has nothing to say – on the contrary: he cuts one caustic official statement after another, you can immediately give it to the press. But the first problem arises already in translation: using the words “fuck, fuckin ‘, Continue reading
In recent years, West Yorkshire has relentlessly delivered fresh and vibrant talent to the British scene. Among the many newcomers from this region of England who recently announced themselves were the wards of the local independent music label “Clue Records” from Leeds – Forever Cult, who shot last year with sets at the leading British festival “Reading & Leeds” and the release of the double single ” Yasmin / OceanOceanOcean. ”
On March 30, the band released their new single, “Winter’s Glow”, available for free download, and in April set off on their first full-length UK concert tour.
Forever Cult is Kieran Clark on vocals and guitar, Alex Greaves on bass and Aaron Snowdon, aka Snowy, Continue reading
This year, the Russian group NAIV celebrates the 15th anniversary of its fifth studio album, Wholesale and Retail. The team will celebrate this event with concerts in St. Petersburg and Moscow.
Having reunited after a five-year break and celebrating the 25th anniversary of their creative activity with a full-time anniversary tour, the musicians of the NAIV group do not intend to organize tearful nostalgic shows. They, as before, are full of energy, ready to burn, go crazy, go crazy and charge the crowd of fans with crazy drive and positive.
In anticipation of the “festive” concerts, BritishWave.ru talked with the band’s frontman Alexander Continue reading
Did you know that the word “We” is as common in song titles as “Fuck”? Analyst David Taylor estimated the frequency of using single words in song titles since 1890 and deduced the basic concepts of decades.
David Taylor is a research analyst in Montreal. Age – 44 years. Among other things, in his free time he analyzes how often Eddie Murphy spoke the word “fuck” in his stand-up show “Delirious” (sometimes more than 60 times per minute) and how popular Britney’s name is in the United States in relation to Britney Spears’ career.
Mr. Taylor, you have researched which words are most often found in pop songs. Why?
Listening to music in the car, I noticed that many of the 40s songs playing in my player begin with the Continue reading